Marijuana

Marijuana Addiction & Treatment

Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the world and while some may try to convince you that it is not harmful, it can be quite disastrous to those who have developed a dependence on it and continue use despite negative consequences. Marijuana has many different street names including potgrasschronickushweed, and blunts. It is a dried mixture of parts of the hemp plant, cannabis sativa. Marijuana is smoked in hand rolled types of cigarettes called joints or in pipes called bongs. If marijuana has become a problem for you or someone you care about, discover the signs of marijuana abuse and addiction and learn about the addiction treatment options that we have available in at Cornerstone Recovery Center in sunny South Florida. The time to get help is now. All phone calls and emails with our staff are confidential. Please contact us online or call 1-888-711-0354 to speak with an admissions counselor today.

Marijuana Addiction Symptoms

What are the signs of marijuana abuse? Continued use of marijuana has negative effects on all aspects of life. Here are the signs and behaviors to look for that constitute marijuana abuse:

  • Loud talking and laughing during early states of intoxication.
  • Memory loss or forgetfulness, impaired learning.
  • Extreme tiredness.
  • Inability to concentrate.
  • Lack of coordination.
  • Increased appetite, especially craving for sweets.
  • Inability to stop using.
  • Interferes with responsibilities.
  • Lack of interest in hobbies.
  • Feeling like using the drug will make you feel better or fix problems.
  • Driving or doing other dangerous activity while under the influence.
  • Spending most of the day thinking about or trying to obtain marijuana.

If these signs look familiar, you are in the right place. We at Cornerstone Recovery Center understand that designer drug abuse and addiction can make you feel sick or out of control, but we can help you regain your health and your life back.

The Effects of Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana addiction can negatively affect behavior, relationships, and health. Marijuana use has the following medical side effects: rapid heartbeat, anxiety, paranoia, weight gain from increased hunger, constant mucus-filled cough. Smoking marijuana cigarettes allows more carcinogens into the lungs than cigarettes; therefore it has been attributed to lung cancer and other problems with the lungs. Studies have shown that continued marijuana abuse has serious effects on the brain. Addiction to marijuana can replace hobbies and other things that you loved to do. Marijuana abuse often interferes with school and work and can result in problem in relationships and families. The caring counselors and addiction recovery specialists at Cornerstone Recovery Center are here to help with recovery and relapse prevention.

When is it Time to Seek Marijuana Addiction Help?

If the signs of marijuana addiction sound familiar or if you have tried to stop using marijuana and cannot, it is time to seek the help of a recovery center like Cornerstone. If you have tried to stop using a designer drug but have not been able to quit on your own, contact an addiction recovery center like Cornerstone Recovery Center, together we will formulate a customized plan that will work for you. We maintain an approach to treatment and recovery that is different for each person and geared toward their needs, personality, and situation.
Cornerstone Recovery Center provides a state of the art, comfortable and recently renovated residential housing complex. Treatment usually begins with an inpatient stay here as part of our step-down approach to recovery. Close to the beach and overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway is perfect for clients coming to Ft. Lauderdale for marijuana addiction recovery from other states like Waukegan, Cicero, Poughkeepsie, and Newburgh. Transportation is provided to our recovery center and back to the residences. Cornerstone focuses on providing a welcoming, supportive, and healing environment for our clients and their loved ones. All of our plans are customized with individualized services based on your needs and include your choice of addiction recovery programs. Our entire staff including our medical director, nurses, behavioral coaches, and therapists all work together with one goal in mind, and that is your recovery.

Make the Call. . . Get Help for Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana addiction can have negative effects on a person’s entire life including health, family, friends, and work. Is marijuana ruling your life or the life of a loved one? There is hope! Cornerstone Recovery Center’s approach to recovery takes every aspect of your life into consideration and formulates a unique, customized program for each individual. If you or a loved one needs help for alcohol or drug addiction, please contact our admissions counselor today by contacting us online or calling 1-888-711-0354. All communications with our staff are confidential.